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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Women Directors in Hollywood from the 1980s

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 19, 2018 02:30 PM |

28 November 2018 - This lecture will offer an introduction to the careers and films of Hollywood’s most profitable female directors – asking that we take seriously the work of women in the mainstream.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): American Disaster Narratives of the 1970's

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 05, 2018 01:10 PM |

31 October 2018 - This lecture will outline the genre conventions of the disaster narrative whilst also exploring the anxieties and legacies of this 'peculiar American phenomenon'.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Interdisciplinary Connections seminar series (Autumn): Dante and the Visual Arts 2021

Posted by jcm22 at Sep 06, 2018 02:50 PM |

17 October 2018 - The session should be ideal for anyone interested in the way in which works of literature are translated into visual form, and will of course have particular appeal both for art historians and Italianists.

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Society for Latin American Studies (SLAS) 2019 Conference

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 26, 2018 01:15 PM |

In line with previous conferences, SLAS 2019 will be an opportunity for explorations of any aspect of Latin American Studies, from any theoretical and disciplinary perspective.

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Winners of the 'Year Abroad' photo competition 2018

Winners of the 'Year Abroad' photo competition 2018

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 14, 2018 02:55 PM |

Results of this year's competition, taken from a collection of very impressive entries.

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Book Launch

Book Launch

Posted by jcm22 at Jun 13, 2018 01:50 PM |

The School of Arts invites you to a book launch and wine reception to celebrate our recent Film Studies publications.

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Histories of Women on British Television

Posted by jcm22 at May 03, 2018 11:30 AM |

Wednesday 9 May 2018 - School of Arts’ History of Art and Film (Film Studies) are proud to present a two hour lecture discussing ‘Gender, television and voice: historicising women’s talk on British television’ (Dr Jilly Boyce Kay) and ‘Making women’s history on television in the seventies: Shoulder to Shoulder (BBC 1974)’, (Dr Vicky Ball)

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Film Studies Research Seminar: 'Contemporary Latin American Film and Visual Culture'

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 23, 2018 04:05 PM |

Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Presentations by Dr Ignacio Aguiló, Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies, University of Manchester, and Dr Clara Garavelli, Lecturer in Spanish and Latin American Studies, University of Leicester.

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Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Exploring with T. S. Eliot's Four Quartets

Posted by jcm22 at Apr 11, 2018 02:45 PM |

Starting Thursday 12 April 2018 - All School of Arts students and staff are warmly invited to lunchtime workshops, led by Dr Scott Freer and Dr Mary Ann Lund.

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Interdisciplinary Connections seminar: Sampling Methods and Linguistic Findings in Desert Island Discs Over Time

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 28, 2018 04:40 PM |

Wednesday 16 May 2018 - Taking Desert Island Discs as an example, this paper explores the value of radio archives for linguistic/interdisciplinary research, and issues of sampling.

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Colonial Countryside conference

Colonial Countryside conference

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 22, 2018 07:30 PM |

On Friday 16 November 2018, approximately 100 children from across the UK will participate in a child-led writing and history project about the National Trust houses’ Caribbean and East India Company connections.

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Talking Transformations: poetry, art, and translational migrations

Posted by jcm22 at Mar 12, 2018 05:15 PM |

On Thursday 22 March 2018, The Centre for Translation and Interpreting Studies is pleased to announce the 11th seminar of the 2017-18 Series with guest speaker, Dr Manuela Perteghella.

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The Legacy of 1968 in Latin America: Making the Personal Political

The Legacy of 1968 in Latin America: Making the Personal Political

Posted by jcm22 at Feb 26, 2018 12:20 PM |

On Friday 18 May 2018, this symposium concludes the three-day event which begins with a workshop on 4 May 2018 and is preceeded by the pre-symposium event on 17 May 2018.

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Wordsworth 2020: In (and out) of interdisciplinarity

Wordsworth 2020: In (and out) of interdisciplinarity

Posted by jcm22 at Feb 26, 2018 09:50 AM |

POSTPONED - In our second installment of the 2018 'Interdisciplinary Connections' seminar series, Professor Phil Shaw will be discussing the pros and cons of interdisciplinary approaches to literature.

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Pre-Symposium event with Spanish author Marta Sanz

Pre-Symposium event with Spanish author Marta Sanz

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 30, 2018 04:40 PM |

Thursday 17 May 2018 sees the second installment of our 1968 Symposium event. Marta will be visiting the University of Leicester to speak on the subject of the body in, and as political discourse, a recurring theme in her literary work.

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Announcing a new School of Arts Seminar Series, 'Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods'

Announcing a new School of Arts Seminar Series, 'Interdisciplinary Connections: Explorations in Research Methods'

Posted by jcm22 at Jan 30, 2018 03:15 PM |

A collection of short, one-hour lunchtime sessions exploring interdisciplinary possibilities.

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